Application of real-time PCR in Ghana, a Buruli ulcer-endemic country, confirms the presence of Mycobacterium ulcerans in the environment [research letter]

K Vandelannoote, L Durnez, D Amissah, S Gryseels, A Dodoo, S Yeboah, P Addo, M Eddyani, H Leirs, A Ablordey, F Portaels

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalFEMS Microbiology Letters
    Volume304
    Issue number2
    Pages (from-to)191-194
    Number of pages4
    ISSN0378-1097
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

    Keywords

    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Buruli ulcer
    • Mycobacterium ulcerans
    • Detection
    • Real-time
    • PCR
    • Water sampling
    • Environmental factors
    • Ghana
    • Africa-West

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